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Aug 30, 2009 11:30am EDT
the top fund. america will not succeed in the 21st century unless we do a un better job of educating our sons and daughters. >> as children across the nation return to their classrooms this week, one fact is clear. education is vital for america. and it needs reform. so says the u.s. president. the centerpiece of the obama reform is a $5 billion cash surge. it will be used to overhaul america's underperforming schools. the $5 billion will not flow automatically to the u.s.'s 50 states. they must compete head-to-head, and justify whatever money they get. >> this competition will not be based on politics, or ideology, or the preferences of a particular interest group. instead, it will be based a simple principle. whether a state is ready to do what works. >> question: president obama has an education reform package. does it foster competition between the states? or facilitate federal control over education? pat buchanan. >> it will do both. i mean the states will compete for the federal money expect that will give the federal government a whip hand here. but john this is a dr
CBS
Aug 15, 2009 7:30pm EDT
, pat? >> there's real anger at the belief in middle america that they are experiencing the blunt of this recession. the politicians had that huge stimulous pigout. that is one thing. secondly, healthcare, they believe this reform is going to take away benefits they have. i tell you, as exhilarated by these democrats, calling them un-american, harry reid calling them evil mongers, other people calling them mobs and thugs. the backlash against the democratic party here is astonishing. middle american by 2 to 1, they agree with the protesters and not with the democratic party. >> eleanor. >> first of all, cindy said to shout down over people views is un-american. they didn't call the shouters un-american. i think the president has lost momentum here. people who have insurance are worried that they are going to lose something in this very extensive package. and the president really doesn't have a single bill that he can point to. he doesn't have a clear message and all of the bills floating around on political provide lots of inviting targets for people who want to kill healthcare and w
CBS
Aug 30, 2009 10:30am EDT
the family that held america's attention for half a century. remembering ted kennedy on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from cbs news in washington, bob schieffer. captioning sponsored by cbs good morning again. joining us now first senator john mccain. senator, i understand that when vicki kennedy began calling people to speak at the wake on friday night that you were the first republican she called. i can understand why that was because you did have a very kind of special relationship with senator kennedy. you didn't always work together. a lot of the time you were on opposite sides but somehow you managed to keep this relationship going. how did you do that? >> i think it was probably because first of all we grew to respect each other. over time then have great affection for each other. you know, in this business& first you've got to establish respect. that respect sometimes was because of face-to-face discussions. sometimes for the record on issues that we had disagreements on.
CBS
Aug 25, 2009 6:30pm EDT
, wusa9.com is always on. good night. >> reporter: tonight, the president rehires america's top banker as new projections show the country falling deeper and deeper into debt. i'm katie couric. also tonight, mobilizing to fight the h1n1 flu. u.s. officials prepare for what they're now calling the biggest vaccination program in u.s. history. and the british public service video that aims to stop people from texting while driving. and it may just work. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. the president's vacation in the sun was interrupted today by a cloud of bad economic news and a forecast of more to come. from both the white house and the non-partisan congressional budget office. here's some of it: they project the deficit for this year alone will hit a record high as the government spends $1.6 trillion more than it takes in. unemployment, now 9.4%, is expected to continue rising to 10% before starting to decline slowly next year. and the white house expects the economy to shrink this year by 2.%. now to help
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 6:30pm EDT
one of their bank of america cards more than double to 39%. >> i feel it's a sad state of affairs when we bail bank of america out and they turn around and try to make more money off of us. >> reporter: card issuers appear to be locking in profits before the toughest limits on interest rate hikes and fees begin next february. since presume signed the reforms into law, the average variable rate has increased from 10.79% to 11.22%. and a new report today finds credit limits have been slashed for 33 million people, half of them with excellent credit scores. >> i don't think we've seen the end of the reign of terror by the credit card companies and i think they are angling, trying to position themselves. >> reporter: capitol one has increased their rates to almost 12%. discover has hiked fees 30%, and citigroup is beginning to add new annual fees, some in excess of $30. but the industry denies it's waging a preemptive strike to cash in before all the rules kick in. >> that's a red herring. the two main factors in changing the interest rate or your credit limit are the customer's risk
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 4:30am EDT
day for america. >> reporter: the senate's vote on sotomayor's nomination comes after three days of debate over whether or not she's the right choice. sotomayor earned yes votes from every democrat and a handful of republicans, but nearly three-quarters of the gop senators refused to vote for her. they insisteded she'd bring a liberal bias and her personal feelings into the high court. >> america needs judges who are guided and controlled not by subjective empathy that they find inside themselves, but by objective law that they find outside themselves. >> reporter: sotomayor was nominated to replace retiring david david souter, a liberal justice. she is not expected to shift the balance of the high court. now the 55-year-old appeals court judge will leave behind her native new york city and move to washington, ready to begin her lifetime appointment to the high court when the new term begins this fall. joel brown, cbs news, washington. >>> this morning pakistan's foreign minister says he's received unconfirmed information that the taliban leader in pakistan is dead. baitullah mehsud
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 12:00pm EDT
living well. >>> she may be one of the most famous moms in america. but now, kate gosselin of jon and kate plus fame has a new project to tackle. >>> it is not too early to look at the weekend. last weekend we were dealing with bill making the surf rough. this weekend it will be danny. straight ahead i will have the forecast and how he affects our weather and of course how the weekend is shapingmiup. yowatching 9 news now. female announcer: from jennifer, while supplies last, this luxurious microfiber sofa and chair for just $399. our most dramatic offer ever: both pieces, just $399. while supplies last. from jennifer: >>> one of america's highest profile mothers will make her debut on the new season of "the view." kate gosseln will cohost abc's all female round table the view on september 14th and 15th. she is one of several guest cohosts who will fill in while elizabeth hasslebeck is on maternity leave. >>> we now know what songs will be on madonna's greatest hits cd and dvd. celebration comes out on september 29th. the list covers her 26 years as a hit maker. from early ' 80s s
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 12:00pm EDT
west of bermuda and east of north america until we think of atlantic canada and the timing of that would be toward the end of the weekend. how's bill going to impact us? mainly in the form of our local beach goers to ocean city. as you possession mentioned rip tides and rough surf a big concern if you are heading to the coast and we will talk about that. i want to show you doppler 9000. as forecasted the thunderstorms are developing. they are moving northeast at 35 miles an hour. thurmont they are affecting you right now. it is north of the border. there's a severe thunderstorm watch for south central pennsylvania and in adams county a severe thunderstorm warning until 12:30. we'll no focus on other areas seeing the thunderstorms developing and i will have the weekend forecast when i see you next. >> thank you very much. >>> well, stafford county woman is facing a felony county mue th sedor fothe drug overdose of foensay that samant ngcaan stole oxycontin may rln i for. ng a for. during a ne dlgevega hedrug to e y tgahe g 18-year-old jessica lynn ea -y18r-old jessica lynn profi and
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 9:00am EDT
america. how are you remembering that in the newspaper? >> we went to our archives to determine how to cover ted kennedy in terms of various civil rights legislation and there is everything from the voter rights act of ' 64. several that followed on the disabilities act and so forth. housing and so forth. >> each time we could find he was prominent that that effort, introduced the bill or promoted it strongly. he made a speech, first major speech on the senate floor in ' 64 in support of the support of the civil rights act. so mrs. francis murphy, former publisher of the -- owner of the afro is deceased. >> have you heard from readers as to their memories of the senator. what his legacy means to them. >> the calls have been coming in from folks locally and nationally in terms of their memory and particular things he did that had an impact on themselves or their family and their commune and so forth. so the minimum i have strong. the legacy is there. and this guy was a lion in the civil rights arena besides a lion in the senate itself. he did so many things if they are peer, elderly
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 7:00pm EDT
. you've said, "america is under attack." >> hawley: it is. >> stahl: you've said, "they're out to kill us." >> hawley: they are. >> stahl: some people will say that you're saying those things to scare us and to justify all the things that t.s.a. does. >> hawley: not true. >> stahl: that what you do at the checkpoints is not really making us safer; it's just making us feel safer. it's almost like theater. >> hawley: yeah, this isn't theater. this is war. we understand the american public doesn't have 9/11 in the front of their mind. but it's why the t.s.a. was created: to never forget. and that's what we do every day, every shift, every checkpoint is never forget. and it's our pledge to the public and our commitment to ourselves-- stop those attacks. >> good evening. the government says the cash for clunkers program will end this weekend unless the senate approves another $2 billion. white house adviser larry summers says the recession is close to bottoming out, while treasury secretary tim geithner would not rule out a middle class tax hike, and "funny people" won the box office. i'm r
CBS
Aug 26, 2009 6:00am EDT
get elected. today the president said america has lost "a great leader." digital correspondent armando trull begins our coverage. he's live on captiol hill. armando? >> reporter: ted kennedy was the third longest serving senator in american history. for 46 1/2 years, he fought countless political battles hoar on captiol hill, winning his share of them and in doing so he leaves a legacy that has touched the lives of millions of americans. when ted kennedy took over the senate seat left vacant by his brother's election to the presidency in ' 62 he never suspect head would be among the longest-lasting senators in american history. a legislative record of 47 years, which influenced education, civil rights, immigration and health care and earned him the respect of presidents. >> the life of senator edward m. kennedy has made a difference for all of us. >> reporter: he called himself the liberal senator from massachusetts and the political opponents he faced down couldn't help but give him respect. >> he is a fabulous united states senator. when he's against you it is tough. when he
CBS
Aug 29, 2009 8:00am EDT
liberal lion is laid to rest. edward m. kennedy, the youngest son of america's most famous political dynasty, is celebrated in a funeral mass today and buried beside his beloved brothers. we'll have all that and plenty more early this saturday morning, august 29th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> and hi, everyone. welcome to "the early show" on a saturday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. good to have you with us today. >> as you can see bit pictures, it is dark on the east coast. danny playing havoc with the east coast. fires to the west. we'll talk about that coming up. also, two major stories to discuss here this morning. >> we do. first is senator kennedy. there was concern about how danny could impact funeral plans, burial plans for the senator. you. >> coverage at 10:00. harry smith will be in the chair at that time. the burial of kennedy today, the headline church in boston the site of today's mass, an emotional and historic day. >> he'll be laid to rest with his brothers jack and bobby. jaycee dugard, the country transfixed with the story of a young woman who w
CBS
Aug 3, 2009 7:00am EDT
into it. they represent america's diplomatic interests in tehran. they're obviously very keen to find out what the iranians are going to do with the three young americans. >> elizabeth palmer in london this morning, thank you so much. here's russ at the news desk. >> good morning, harry, maggie. >>> breaking news this morning. a continental airlines jet was forced to make an emergency landing in miami after encountering severe turbulence. six were injured, four of them seriously. standing by with the latest is sharrie williams. >> reporter: this all developed about 5:46 this morning, this plane, this international flight making an emergency landing at m.i.a. because of the strong turbulence. we talked to miami-dade fire rescue here, and they told us 26 people confirmed to be injured. as you mentioned before, 4 have been transferred to local hospitals. we know this flight is flight 128. it left rio de janeiro last night just after 10:00. it was heading to houston, bush intercontinental airport, but of course that did not happen after this jet hit some strong turbulence in the air. it w
CBS
Aug 12, 2009 7:00am EDT
there is a mood in america of anger. with so many people unemployed and so much bickering in washington, people are disgusted with the partisanship and with the fear of losing their health care, it all boils over. but i think one thing that has to be borne in mind, and you've got the commotion in the background, is that these people have a right to be organized. i'm not going to complain about the fact that they are organized. they have a right to do that and they have a right to speak. but i think we ought to understand that they're not necessarily representative of america. >> well, i guess that's the question. do you think they're a vocal minority? >> well, i sure think they're vocal, harry. and i think that they are not representative. i wouldn't even classify them as as a minority. i would classify -- when you say a minority, you're talking about minority and majority as if there is some sort of parity. i think these people who have a right to organize and talk and be in the meeting, not to disrupt, their freedom of speech ends when they interrupt somebody else's freedom of speech.
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 7:00am EDT
cuckoo. >> all this as concern grows about the children. >>> and he changed the way america watched the news. a look back at the life and extraordinary career of cbs' news don hewitt. all this "early" thursday morning, august 20th, 2009. >>> a good thursday morning to everyone at home. i'm maggie rodriguez with jeff glor. harry and julie are off this morning. >> as we continue the healthy debate over healthcare coverage this morning, we'll be joined exclusively by former massachusetts governor mitt romney, who joins us from massachusetts. he says that, if the rest of the country followed the massachusetts model, there could be comprehensive reform and effective reform. he'll speak with us in just a few minutes. >> you mean he's for his own program? >> shocker, isn't it? >> we'll talk to governor romney ahead. morning, a presidential proposal that god broad support in congress takes effect today. all of us should start to see changes in our credit card statements designed to protect us from sneaky fees and penalties. our financial adviser ray martin will be here to tell us what to look f
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 9:00am EDT
those blockbuster comedies that have made the man boy america's leading man. >> hey, nobody cares you are a virgin. >> turns out he didn't have to reach far for material. >> for the movies that have fueled his billion-dollar hollywood empire. >> in my head i had in security of somebody who was a 40 year old virgin, i understand that feeling of shame and feeling like a freak and afraid to take chances. >> early on sunday morning the 41-year-old mogul, john apetow. >> those reports and more, first here are the headlines for this sunday morning, the second of august, 2009. >> after a decades long debate over whether he was dead or nt gonzales sayslive thisesnzala it identifiethe remains of the first u.s.rsoieaild killed in te persian gulfar b kkac in 1991. navy captain fighter jet went down? where over the iraqi desert on the first night of the war. turning to the present, three americans died in afghanistan today after their military vehicles struck a roadside bomb and insurgents then attacked the patrol with gunfire. >> three americans died in another roadside bombing yesterday. >> uni
CBS
Aug 11, 2009 9:00am EDT
anger is coming from gop con servetives an around the country. sarah palin two days ago the america she loves the one of her parents and her down syndrome babies will have to stand in front of obama's death panels she calls so they can decide the treatment. such a system is down right evil. over overnight she said we must stick to the issue and not get sidetracked by tactics that cube accused of leading to harassment or intimidation. this is the letter of anger but he is drawing back. why a change in her tone and what about other leaders in the opposition party and con servetives. >> she probably drew back because it was a republican plan that was brought forward. the democrats decided to adopt it and move in. it was a group of physician and advisers who were going to advise, an outside, independent and it wasn't the idea that the democrats -- she probably got the memo that was their idea. >> i want to add she also pulled back because somebody convinced her what she said was ridiculous and not particularly helpful to the larger debate. the reality health care is the single issue of
CBS
Aug 31, 2009 7:00am EDT
jacobs and lisa campbell. the biggest heros in america. good morning to all of you. let me start you with you, karl. i know you spoke with jay so he ig owe stepsister last night. she is with jaycee and the two girls in california. how are they do something. >> they're doing okay. step by step, like being on mars. this is a brand nuf situation. it's never happened before. 18 years being gone like this, it's pretty remarkable. >> how has the trance sis been? we talked about that a little bit this morning with an expert, how hard it will be for jaycee and her two daughters who never knew anything about this existence in captivity to kind of get back into society. >> it's going to take a long time. they thought jaycee was her sister. they didn't realize that she had been kidnapped and the national center for missing children is helping coach her and bringing people into help. it will take long time. >> what is their emotional state, what did she tell you? >> i think the girls are okay. they were attacheded to him. they cried when this happened. it's like it's going to take a long time. p
CBS
Aug 23, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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Aug 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
chief washington correslook back at her legacy. >> she was born into one of america's most prominent families, the 5th of nine kennedy children. graduating from stanford university in 1943, she later became a social worker at a west virginia prisonnen. she married sergeant shriver in 1953. and together, they had five children, including maria shriver, now the wife of california governor, arnold hwarzenegger. it was growing up with a close family member who was mentally retarded that led to eunice kennedy shriver's life's work. the establishment of special olympics. her goal she said was to demonstrate that people with mental retardation are capable of remarkable achievements in sports, education, employment, and beyond. it began in 1962 as a summer camp at her home in maryland. and led to the first special olympic summer games held at chicago's soldier field in 1968. 1,000 athletes from 26 states in canada competed. today, the games have more than 1.3 million participates in over 150 countries. in 1984, ronald reagan awarded the highest civilian honor. for decent si and goodness touc
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
increase support for america abroad. >>> metro plans to hire 20 transit police officers who will focus primarily on preventing terror attacks. the money comes from a $9.5 million federal grant. metro has received $2 million to install more chemical detection devices and upgrade radio communications inside of subway tunnels. >>> later today, the senate is expected to vote on a bill which will provide more money for the cash for clunkers program. the plan will add an additional $2 billion for the popular rebate program. so far the government says more than $6,775,000,000 of the initial $1 billion fund has been spent. automakers are quaying they will increase production and bring back laid off workers when additional money is approved. >>> it is time for the "living $mart" report. 25 states will share nearly $2.5 billion in grants from the white house to develop electric cars. the grants are designed to give a lift to the big three automakers. the largest share will go to indiana and michigan creating jobs there. >>> none of the six major mid- size sedans sold in america received a top sa
CBS
Aug 28, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. >> she's a dumb. [ beep ] >> reporter: tv ads like this one helped defeat gay marriage in america. >> we will fight for the voters of the district to have a voice. >> reporter: gay marriage can create widespread legal conflicts for individuals, small businesses and religious organization. >> they have used fear about gay people. they have told lies about gay people and children. >> reporter: pro--gay marriage groups in the district are very concerned. >> they have distorted the reality of who gay and lesbian families are. >> if it matters to us, it matters to the people. >> reporter: last year local churches rallied on the dc council to recognize same sex marriages. >> not on our watch. not on our watch. >> reporter: but a federal judge ruled that civil rights cannot be voted on. so now brown is promising to support an initiative to ban gay marriage here. >> the folks from outside of dc will come into the city and will try to divide the city along race and class lines. >> reporter: brown says if they're able to quash it at the local level, the next stop is here at capitol hill whe
CBS
Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
comfortable. >> we're in the midst of the largest predator in north america. we're talking about animals you see when you're vacationing in the summertime. you head out to yellowstone, to alaska, you're going to see the grizzly bear. >> speaking of not only grizzlies, but black bears, i'm from new jersey, we have bears -- we have more black bears in new jersey than probably any other sta on the east coast. it is incredible. >> it is unbelievable. >> what do you do if you do encounter? >> if you encounter grizzly bears and black bears, two different i was of encountering them. on the east coast, pretty much all throughout the united states, black bears are a lot more prevalent. never want to feed them or leave your camping gear out, never want to leave food out. that will attract bears. a grizzly is a little bit more difficult when you encounter them. the largest animal -- largest predator in north america, a thousand pounds. this one is only 6 months old. >> look at paws. >> this could easily one swipe break your neck, very, very powerful. definitely a beautiful animal. can run very fast. bu
CBS
Aug 19, 2009 12:00pm EDT
against the single most wasteful expenditure in the history of america, the iraq war [ applause ] >> reporter: the chairman of the house financial services committee took only a few question questions on reforming wall street. instead he talked at length about his support for the public option. >> i'm not voting for any bill that forces anyone in to anything. it will have a public option. >> reporter: and tried to reassure seniors there were no death panels in the bill. >> this notion that something in this bill would require people to who are elderly or sick too be denied medical care, it is the single stupidest argument i have heard in all of my years. >> it was that absurdity that this medicare recipient was happy to see put to rest. >> can i tell you i know for a fact they are not going to pull the plug on grandma. >> they are not going to pull it on me, i tell ya. because i will fight to the death. >> reporter: that was jim acosta reporting. advocates in san diego are turning to a familiar character to make their point about health care reform. they are taking health care h
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. >>> all right. if you are one of those people who believes america will never embrace soccer as a big-time sport. i want you to tell me that on sunday night when 70,000 people show up at fedex field to watch dc united host madrid in what will be the biggest soccer crowd in the history of washington. the black and red welcome the the most successful club in the world in the 20th century. madrid has won nine european cups, u other cups and titles and they have two of the best players perhaps in the world. imagine the pandemonium if united beat them. >> it is a once in a lifetime. you know, it is like playing -- it is a childhood dream to play the best players in the world. >> dc united with its own history in the u.s. and just makes it for a perfect matchup. >> reporter: it will be awesome. >>> little tennis this afternoon. tommy taking on gonzalez. gonzalez the australian open finalist had one break point in the first set but he converted it. that is him bottom of the screen in the white. that ball is long. he won the first set 7-5 and second 6-4. he will feet the -- meet the defen
CBS
Aug 12, 2009 4:30am EDT
america today than any time he can remember. >> reporter: as we can see, these crowds are becoming hostile, shouting questions and becoming very angry at thul town hall meetings. yesterday and today, the president is expected to say that the scariest outcome of all would be failing to fix the current system. the passionate debate over health care reform is growing more heated by the day. >> anyone that reads through this bill should be scared. >> there's no need for the government to take over. no constitutional authority for the government to take over. >> reporter: it's those sentiments democratic lawmakers are out to change at town hall meetings. pennsylvania senator arlen specter will be one of the many who will brave the crowds today despite getting his own taste of the fierce debate ffds. >> you want to be let out of here, you're welcome to go. >> reporter: the intensity of the recent meetings caught some democrats by surprise. that isn't stopping them from trying to put rumors about the plan to rest. >> the idea is that you're not going to see your premiums doubled in ten ye
CBS
Aug 25, 2009 11:00pm EDT
of medicine in america were skeptical and vocal to the end. >> but no one would be required to join the public option. people -- everyone is still free to purchase private insurance. >> reporter: moran then moved on to what he calls mix and scare tactics saying there is no provision for so-called death penalty doling out end of life care and no required health coverage for illegal immigrants. >> i'm sorry, but i can't even hear the governor and i'm sitting next to him. >> but the debate over whether abortion would be federally funded brought the meeting to a standstill when antiabortion activist had to be escorted out by police. >> once order was restored people shared worries whether lawmakers deciding these bills would be subject to the same changes as the rest of us. >> if it is so good for all of us can't you be on it with us. please. >> i am. i amp. >> representative moran said health care reform would cost roughly $100 million over ten years. paying for it he says it would be done with surcharges on the wealthiest americans and by eliminating waste and errors in the way we do
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 6:30pm EDT
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Aug 16, 2009 8:30am EDT
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CBS
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
america's best location near you. >>> a prayer vigil is planned for pittsburgh. later tonight for the victims of tuesday's health club shooting. a makeshift memorial is growing outside of the fitness club. george killed three women before taking his own life. today, one woman who is 10 weeks pregnant spoke about how she survived. >> i put my head down and held my breath. >> a woman who lived across the street from the shooter says he seemed like a loner who liked to keep to himself. >>> a possible break in the search for madelyn mccann. she is that three-year-old girl who disappeared back in 2007. private investigators hired by her parents are looking for an australian woman who might know something about the case. that's because something a woman told to a stranger hours after the child disappeared. >>> there's also new information. an investigation i should say involving members of the alexandria police department. this is the third internal investigation. the latest embarrassment involved two officers under investigation. active chief, earl cook would not talk about how an offi
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Aug 20, 2009 6:00pm EDT
news. >>> coming up, a grand adventure with heart. how these two young men are rolling across america, building homes for those in need. that's tonight only on e g s s inennews. moms am din to help absorb cal. d with yoplait kids, trix yogurt and go-gurt, yoplait, the one for kids. go-gurt is spiaecy made to freeze and thaw by lunch time? so kids can have their favorite yogurt in nceilur h box go-gurt. freeze it. thaw it. eat it up. (announcer) new icy hot medicated roll. for wherever you hurt. icy to dull pain, hot to relax it away. the new icy hot medicated roll. with the roll, pain's under control. >>> remember those consumer credit card protections that president obama signed into law back in may? well the first set of rule changes go into effect today. but you may already see some unpleasant surprises in your bill statements. here's what you need to know. >> it's getting harder for credit card companies to raise your interest rates. card holders must be given 45 days notice before their rates go up and if they don't agree to the increase, they can close the account and pay back t
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Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
really happen? that story in assignment america and much more tonight only in the cbs evnews right after 9 news now. every day about 30 women in the u.s. learn that they have cervical cancer. that's why i chose to get my daughter vaccinated. i chose to get my daughter vaccinated when her doctor and i agreed that the right time to protect her is now. because it's about prevention. (nice) gardasil is the only cervical cancer vaccine that helps protect against four types of hpv. two types that cause seventy percent of cervical cancer and two more types that cause other hpv diseases. i chose to get my daughter vaccinated because the cdc recommends that girls her age get vaccinated. gardasil does not treat cervical cancer or other hpv diseases. side effects include: pain, swelling, itching, bruising, and redness at the injection site, headache, fever, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, and fainting. gardasil is not for women who are pregnant. gardasil may not fully protect everyone and does not prevent all kinds of cervical cancer, so it's important to continue routine cervical cancer screeni
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Aug 23, 2009 8:30am EDT
associates america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a 180 dollars savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >>> remember jet throw from the beverly hillbillies trump wants to have jethro beverly hotel and casino. can't you see ite lielellie may serving the cocktails. save room for the possom stew and a dip in the cement pond. >>> we are at the end of the show. we thought we would leave you with something special, ststory of faith and devotion, ella the dog. how fitting is it that in the town of only tennessee there is a dog with only one wish. >> she is somebody's baby, you can tell. >> reporter: sitting on the front porch of kathy wilks porch, she is happy but not at home. >> if her eyes could talk, speak words. i mean, they would speak volumes. >> reporter: ella you see is waiting for something. >> s
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Aug 2, 2009 8:30am EDT
have the ceo of that group. >> this is the most rigorous program in america today. >> reporter: lawmakers are working on whether to make that a national blueprint for new rules and stepped up food inspections. >>> what can you do at home? make sure to wash your hands before you handle lettuce or raw produce. even though most bagged greens are prewashed, it doesn't hurt to wash them again. food safety experts say e. coli can grow quickly in greens that are deteriorating. b@b@ >>> another reality tv star is moving into the metro area. kate gosselin of john and kate plus 8 reportedly bought a condo in rockville. what do the neighbors think about this? we have more about what may be the brand new digs. >> she's going to rent a condo here? yikes. >> reporter: the debate has begun. kate gosselin may soon call this home and it seems everyone has an opinion about it. >> i think it would be really, really cool. >> i think it is scarey. >> reporter: until a few weeks ago she was eating right here. if she's moving into a condo in the town square it would be the palladium. they have hardwo
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Aug 9, 2009 6:30pm EDT
, for razor sharp tv, america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... for 6 months. it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a $180 savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. >>> animal experts in delaware have euthanized a 22-foot beached whale. volunteers made attempts to get it to move to deeper water. and the delaware state park official says it is the first incident of a live whale stranded at the cape in a decade. it is where the delaware bay and the atlantic ocean come together. >> i have to check it out. >> bring some money, i will take you to lunch. >> very funny. you have to keep up with bruce. >>> let's talk weather here. it will get hot tomorrow. but we have storms to talk about tonight. all kinds of stuff to discuss this evening. the three day trend first. 96 today and 96 tomorrow with the heat index around 100 degrees
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Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
emotional tribute as the crowd sang god bless america. my home, sweet, home 9 news now, and wusa9.com. >>> earlier today, senator ted kennedy's life was celebrated in a two-hour funeral mass. mourners from hollywood star jack nickelson to supreme court justin steven breyer packed the funeral. president barack obama, former presidents jimmy carter, george bush, and bill clinton sat in the pews with their wives. president barack obama gave the eulogy recalling the achievements of the lawmaker. >> i, like so many others in the city where he worked for nearly half a century, knew him as a colleague, a mentor, and above all, as a friend. ted kennedy was the baby of the family who became its patriarch. the restless dreamer who became its rock. >> senator kennedy's son ted also spoke about his father. at the grave site tonight cardinal mckerrick shared contents of a letter president kennedy wrote to the pope. the letter delivered by president barack obama in his recent trip to rome. in the letter he tells the pontiff that he's dying and that he would like the pontiff's prayers. but he said h
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Aug 4, 2009 7:00am EDT
be asked to take home personally to his wife, hillary, america's secretary of state. it was only a couple of weeks ago, just to give you a sense of the fast ups and downs of this relationship with north korea, that mrs. clinton referred to north korea's leaders, calling them acting like unruly children. harry? >> barry petersen, thanks very much. in tokyo. joining us now from washington, cbs news security analyst juan zarate, like children or bad actors for sure, who get a former president of the united states to come to their soil to just win the release of these journalists? >> it's a good question, harry. i think one of the challenges for president clinton and the obama administration is to try to make sure this visit is a success, to win the release of the two rerters, but that this issue doesn't get intermingled with the other issues of concern, the nuclear disarmament issues, the missile tests. this comes at a period of heightened tension between the two countries. it's going to be a delicate diplomatic dance that president clinton is engaged in on the ground. this gives clea
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Aug 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
place recognized as one in our region by the america's promise alliance. that's the group found by former secretary of state colin powell and his wife. >>> don't forget to visit the hero central page at wusa9.com. whether you are in need of help or trying to find a place to volunteer. and if you want to spotlight someone, send us an e-mail, the address is heros@wusa9.com. >>> it is 6:13 this wednesday morning. here's what is in the news now. >>> there are threats of violence this morning in afghanistan. 24 hours before voters head to the polls there. the taliban claims that it sent suicide bombers in to kabul but that claim has not been confirmed. >>> syndicated conservative columnist robert novak has died. he had brain cancer. he is also known for appearing on cnn's original version of cross fire and publishing the name of under cover cia operative valerie plame. >>> look at this. this is what hurricane bill looks like from space. the storm is in the atlantic in the last 90 minutes it turned in to a category four hurricane. >>> howard, how high are the winds for category four. >>
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Aug 12, 2009 5:00pm EDT
a chance for me and the united states of america to say thank you to some of the finest citizens of this country and of all countries. >> some other recipients include legend, billy jean king, coleman race for the cure founder, and retired supreme court justice, sandra day o'coner. >>> earlier in the day, the president and first lady welcomed the newest supreme court justice to the white house. a few hundred supporters attended the celebration for justice sonia sotomayor. she is the first hispanic justice appointed to the u.s. supreme court. as sotomayor was officially sworn in over the weekend. >> i am deeply humbled by the sacred responsibility of upholding our lawings set forth in our constitution. i ask not just my family and friends, but i ask all americans to wish me to find guidance and wisdom in administering. >> the supreme court is set to get back to work on september 9. >>> the cbs evening news is less than an hour away. anchor katie couric joins us live from new york with a preview. we have been covering very heated healthcare town hall meetings. i understand you are goi
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Aug 18, 2009 5:00pm EDT
fingerprints. >>> a few years ago, the secretary of state, they founded america's promise alliance that gives kids providing them with direction and support. young people, they should have five basic things in their lives, a caring adult, safe places to learn and grow after school, skills and a healthy start and most important, an opportunity to give back. >>> the university of pittsburg is rejecting the estate of a gunman who killed three women and a health club there. he shot himself earlier this month, leaving the estate to the school as an estimated $225,000. the owners of the club where he opened fire say they plan to sue his estate for damages. >>> two young children, abducted in phoenix have been found, unharmed. the 2-year-old boy and 11-month-old boy were drop off at the house. they think that it was part of a home invasion robbery and a neighbor describes what he saw. >> i hear two kids screaming, i looked out the curtain and saw two babies out there, that's it. i called 911. >> the children were taken by four suspects and driven away before being found about five hours later. so fa
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Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
city, maryland have been fined for failing to keep you fe safe. america canohotel was an the else capitan were fined for failing to install carbon monoxide detectors. >>> august appears to be the month for the nationals. they have won 11 of their 15 games this monday and they finally inked the number one draft pick impeach minute before midnight, the steam signed strasburg. it is a record for a draft pick $15.1 million over four years the team will introduce him tomorrow and could be playing in the majors by next month. >>> 74 degrees here in northwest washington. big reaction this morning to virginia senator jim webb's trip to myanmar. the lathest is three minutes away. >>> here's what is in the news now. over damascus more more you can see a fire that is one set overnight including at a few mail ilmaboxes, no injury but police are looking art arsonist. >>> follows a three-alarm fire in gaithersburg. it gutted a vacant apartment building. it took a half hour to get the blaze under control. >>> this morning, myanmar's state-run media is praising virginia senator jim webb. he made
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Aug 5, 2009 5:00am EDT
best-selling car in america. ford hopes bringing it back will help to turn around the financial fortunes. the car will sell for $26,000. >>> living smart correspondent jessica doyle is off this week but she le ftndhibe left behind money re'sngideas to idea toeae insurance premium. pay in a lump sum annually. rates can decrease that if you y monthly. quit smoking an you'll lower pa insurance premiums for being smoke free and workout becae r better health can save your li ony your life insurance wstcohen you cefa thste face t mandatory physical examination. adding together these cost savings and you cecould cut you bills by a couple hundred dollars a year. fomore money saving tips go to wusa9.com and click on "living $mart." >>> horse racing's most popular philly is branching out. kindle jackson winery announced a limited edition of wines honoring their 3-year-old that will be ready for the season. fewer than 300 cases will be produced and the bottle labels will show the philly's picture. >>> one area hangout destination has become so popular, that authorities have shut it down. t
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Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
. america's first commercially operated electric streetcar began to run in what city, san francisco, baltimore or philadelphia? we will have the answer when we come back. on busch gardens... and water country usa... where family-fun surrounds you... and world-class rides astound. start at buschgardens.com. fagófa it's the all new sesame street forest of fun... at busch gardens in williamsburg. with four family-friendly rides... and everyone's sesame street friends. ( elmo giggles ) ♪ big and small! there's fun for all! ♪ >>> welcome back to 9 news now. the signs of now question asks? streetcars began to roll through charm city on this day in 1885. redskins held a full scrimmage but it didn't earn them breaks as they went back to two-a-days and in a skill heavy morning session yesterday it was the defensive guys playing catch hoping it will translate in to interceptions this season. practice was shorter than usual but the coach will tell you about of minutes isn't as important as what you can do with them. if it can help an already is svelte defense an put point on the board the
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Aug 6, 2009 5:00am EDT
a family issue come up. >>> this is not the america i knew. i don't want it going his way. this administration is nuts. enough is enough. >> democrats want to win virginia to show that obama and the agenda is popular. republicans want to win virginia to show they are on the rebound and on the comeback trail. >> reporter: polls show that mcdonnell is leads deeding. we will see whether the president's appearance changes those numbers. >>> let's go to kristin fisher and say good morning and find out what's on the web. >> good morning, as congress heads to the august recess the health care debate is heating up on-line. this morning the fastest rising search on google has to with that. if u yoanyou clk icanyou click on hot dsentr isthwill pop up. you can seise right here at the top of thph seraphrase cess ecess rally. see it is u can search hotness orctis is d an as volcanis sscere recess y ra are people searching for it? turns out recess rally.com out cess rally.com is down this morning rether g e ceenaito oanmao r people cayon u e, l st you can still find an image from that website
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Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
minutes ago that u.s. news and world report is out with the best colleges in america. when the magazine put out the first ever college list which college was at the top, stanford, northwester or texas? think you know the answer? find out if you are correct when we come back. need a lift? hey buddy, i appreciate the ride, you know. no problem. ♪ mind if i take a shortcut? yeah, sure. ♪ i knew the subaru legacy was the smart choice... what i didn't expect... was the fun. the all-new subaru legacy. feel the love. >>> we're back with the signs of now. cal tech was the last nonivy school at number one. that was back in 1999. >>> in sports a reversal of what he reported -- of what we reported at this time yesterday. the associated press reports the nationals will make mike rizzo the permanent general manager as soon as today. he's been the interim gm since march. he will be on hand tomorrow when the nats introduce pitcher stephen strasburg. anyone with a ticket to friday's game and the 2:00 p.m. press conference at nationals park and they will sell tickets for $1 at noon at the b
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Aug 19, 2009 7:00am EDT
democrats' problem. at the end of the day, it's not just the democrats' problem. it's america's problem. it's a problem that's been ignored and was ignored by the bush administration for eight years. at the end of the day, this is something the democrats and the obama administration have to address. this is something the american people want. i think what you'll see the obama administration do going into the fall is make a very strong argument why we need this health care reform. in terms of the public option, i think it will be in there in some form. >> i would like a yes or no from each of you. it's so complicated. is health care reform going to happen, dan? >> some element but not what they wanted. >> chris? >> yes. i think it's going to happen and be more significant than people realize. >> thank you both. chris kofinis and dan bartlett. >>> sure has taken a long time. >> a lot happening this morning. for more news, we check in with russ mitchell. >> good morning. new violence this morning in afghanistan's capital on the eve of the presidential election. men with guns and grenades t
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Aug 7, 2009 5:00pm EDT
america's best location near you. >>> millions of americans suffer from psoriasis. many can manage with prescriptions and ointment but when that doesn't work, doctors are using a laser to zap away the problem. >> it treats the psoriasis using a surgeon wave length of light. >> the new laser's wave length is targeting the underlying information. there is a down down side. patients need two-week treatments for at least a month and the results aren't permanent. the patches usually return three to six months later. that laser costs about $200 per treatment but the good news is that most health insurance plans will cover it. >>> on fridays living well zeros in on fitness with our healthy hour report. tonight, for you avid golfers, and those who wish they played better, what is the one type of exercise that can improve your swing and keep you from getting hurt. we caught up with a chiropractor and golf guru in prince georges county to find out. >> i'm so addicted to it. i play at least four or five times a week. >> reporter: this doctor knows golf is about a lot more than a perfect swing
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Aug 9, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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Aug 21, 2009 7:00am EDT
, who also hosts "big brother." >> i'm lydia. the tattooed lady is coming, america. in the hoh competition, i happened to win the casting unitard outfit. >> why don't you just make this experience fun? why do you have to make it difficult? >> you make it difficult. >> how? we need to come to some kind of agreement. g i>> toi'mong yell all week until you guys evict me. >> you're evicted. be quiet, okay. >> by a vote of 3-1, lydia, you are evicted from the big brother house. >> you wear this cap and unitard outfit very well. you don't seem bothered by it. are you? >> the only down side to being captain unitard is it makes me sweat a lot. i need a good deodorant. >> i can't tell sitting here. you have to wear it because you lost the competition. were you upset? >> if anyone were to get it in the house, best be lydia because i embraced it. it's comfy. i'm flexible. so running around, having a good time in it, why not? >> is this game what you thought it was going to be? >> no. god, no. >> why? >> well, number one -- >> what did you think? >> i thought, yeah, i'm competitive. i like
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